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An Analysis of the Impact of Research and Development on Productivity Using Bayesian Model Averaging with a Reversible Jump Algorithm

Kelvin Balcombe and George Rapsomanikis.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Econometric Modelling. 8083 words.

A Bayesian model averaging approach to the estimation of lag structures is introduced and applied to assess the impact of (R&D) on agricultural productivity in the United States from 1889...

Growth and Risk: Methodology and Micro Evidence

Chris Elbers, Jan Willem Gunning and Bill Kinsey.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Econometric Modelling; Economic Development. 7767 words.

How exposure to risk affects economic growth is a key issue in development. This article quantifies both the ex ante and ex post effects of risk using long-running panel data for rural...

HIV Pandemic, Medical Brain Drain, and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Alok Bhargava and Frédéric Docquier.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Econometric Modelling; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economics of Health; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies. 6926 words.

Country-level longitudinal data at three-year intervals over 1990–2004 are used to analyze the factors affecting emigration of physicians from Sub-Saharan countries and the effects of this...

Model Choice and Size Distribution: A Bayequentist Approach

John-Oliver Engler and Stefan Baumgärtner.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Microeconomics; Econometric Modelling. 10951 words.

We propose a new three-step model-selection framework for size distributions in empirical data. It generalizes a recent frequentist plausibility-of-fit analysis (step 1) and combines it...

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A Simple Method of Incorporating Income Effects into Logit and Nested-Logit Models: Theory and Application

Edward R. Morey, Vijaya R. Sharma and Anders Karlstrom.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health; Econometric Modelling; Economic Development. 3457 words.

Substantive income effects are incorporated in a logit or nested-logit model by assuming that utility is a piece-wise linear spline function of residual income. Specific income data are not...

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A Triple-Hurdle Model of Production and Market Participation in Kenya's Dairy Market

William J. Burke, Robert J. Myers and Thomas S. Jayne.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Agricultural Economics; Econometric Modelling; Economic Development. 10984 words.

Existing analyses of market participation are based on a “double-hurdle” modeling approach. Such models are appropriate only when all members of the population of interest actually produce...

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Using a Contingent Valuation Approach for Improved Solid Waste Management Facility: Evidence from Enugu State, Nigeria

William M. Fonta, H. Eme Ichoku, Kanayo K. Ogujiuba and Jude O. Chukwu.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Environmental Economics; Development Planning and Policy; Econometric Modelling. 7719 words.

For most public projects, especially environmental projects that are partly funded by multilateral donor agencies, cost–benefit analysis has become a routine procedure for the approval of...

Variations on Invariance or Some Unpleasant Nonparametric Arithmetic

James A. Chalfant and Bin Zhang.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1997; p ublished online November 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

The nonparametric approach to production or demand analysis involves testing data for compatibility with restrictions from theory. This avoids reliance on particular functional forms. When...

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Variations on Invariance or Some Unpleasant Nonparametric Arithmetic: Comment

Jean-Paul Chavas.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2000; p ublished online February 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Variations on Invariance or Some Unpleasant Nonparametric Arithmetic: Reply

James A. Chalfant and Zhang Bin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2000; p ublished online February 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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